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Bod-Inc: A-111

Albertus Magnus

Compendium theologicae veritatis (with shortened ending).


Analysis of Content

a2r [Albertus Magnus pseudo-; Ripelin Argentinensis, Hugo]: Compendium theologicae veritatis. Explicit: ‘ . . . Denique de gaudiis celestibus repleat nos dei filius qui cum patre et spiritu sancto viuit et regnat deus. Amen.’ See A‑109.


Imprint: [Lyons: Nicolaus Philippi, not after 1487]. 4°.

Remarks: Printer assignment by Sheppard (who dates it to c.1488) following BMC‘s assignment to Philippi and Reinhart (cf. BMC VIII, p. lv). Pr, GW and others assign to [Guillaume Balsarin, c.1490]. The Paris BnF copy was bought in 1487.


Collation: a–z [et] [con]8.


ISTC: ia00238700

GW: GW 608;

Hain: C 160;

Proctor: Pr 8581;

Others: CIBN A‑142; Sheppard 6589.

LCN: 14535547


Copy number: A-111(1)

Wanting the blank leaves a1 and [con]8.

With a variant setting of a3: ‘[D]eum eſſe multis mo | dis oſtēditur. hoc eniƺ recta fides teſtatur. | ſacra ſcriptura loquitur. comparatio reruƺ | ad ip̄ƺ idip̄ƺ indicat . . .’

Binding: Sixteenth-century parchment.

Size: 187 × 145 × 30 mm.

Size of leaf: 179 × 142 mm.

Running headings. On rear endleaf a contemporary note attributing the Compendium to Hugo Ripelin.

Initials are supplied in red or blue; red capital strokes and underlining.

Provenance: Johannes Cordron (fifteenth/early sixteenth century); inscription on a2r: ‘ . . . est de libris Johannis cordron presbiteri'. Acquired by 1835: Catalogus (1843), I 34.

SHELFMARK: 4° M 14 Th.

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